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1:04 AM, 23 Dec

Six Month Old Baby Among 9 Dead in Delhi Fire

Nine people have died and 10 have been injured after a fire broke out at a cloth godown in Kirari in Delhi at around 12:30 am on Monday, 23 December. The fire has been doused and the injured have been admitted to hospital, reported news agency ANI.

2:18 AM, 23 Dec

Syrian Defence Fires on 'Hostile Missiles' from Israel: State Media

Syrian anti-aircraft defense on Sunday 22 December 2019 fired on Israeli missiles, shooting down one that fell outside Damascus, the official Syrian news agency Sana reported.

The "hostile missiles came from the Occupied Territories," Sana said, referring to Israel, adding that one missile came down in Aqraba, a suburb of Damascus.

An Israeli army spokeswoman contacted by AFP said Israel does not comment on reports in foreign media.

According to the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, there were three explosions in the Damascus suburbs after the missiles targeted "Syrian regime and Iranian positions." The Observatory could not immediately provide more details.

(Source: PTI)

2:20 AM, 23 Dec

Croatia's Presidential Contest Heads to 5 Jan 2020 Runoff Vote

Croatia's conservative president will face a liberal former prime minister in a runoff election early next month after no candidate won an outright majority in a first round of voting Sunday 22 December 2019, near-complete results showed.

The vote was held just days before Croatia takes over the European Union's presidency for the first time. The governing conservatives are hoping to to keep their grip on power ahead of assuming the EU chairmanship.

Left-wing former Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic led the field with nearly 30% of the votes in preliminary returns. President Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic had almost 27%, the state election authorities said after counting almost all ballots.

(Source: PTI)

4:02 AM, 23 Dec

FIR Against BJP MP K Yadav for Submitting Forged Documents

An FIR is registered against BJP MP from Guna, Krishnapal Yadav and his son on Monday 23 December 2019, for allegedly submitting forged documents to get caste certificate in non-creamy layer.

(Source: ANI)


Published: 23 Dec 2019, 06:37 AM IST
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